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Chives vs Okra - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chives and Okra

  • Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Iron, Folate and Copper, yet Okra is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B1 and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Chives is 151% higher.
  • Chives contain 6 times more Vitamin A than Okra. Chives contain 218µg of Vitamin A, while Okra contains 36µg.

Food types used in this article are Chives, raw and Okra, raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Chives
4
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4
Okra
Contains more Iron +158.1%
Contains more Calcium +12.2%
Contains more Copper +44%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Equal in Potassium - 299
Equal in Zinc - 0.58
Equal in Phosphorus - 61
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 25% 27% 41% 37% 16% 27% 1%
Contains more Iron +158.1%
Contains more Calcium +12.2%
Contains more Copper +44%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Magnesium +35.7%
Equal in Potassium - 299
Equal in Zinc - 0.58
Equal in Phosphorus - 61

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Chives
6
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4
Okra
Contains more Vitamin C +152.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +508%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +579.6%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 194% 262% 5% 0% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 0% 532% 79%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 77% 43% 6% 0% 50% 14% 19% 15% 50% 0% 79% 45%
Contains more Vitamin C +152.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +508%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +32.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +579.6%
Contains more Folate +75%
Contains more Vitamin E +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +54.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.8%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
98
Chives
33
Okra
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
24
Okra

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
20%
Chives
12%
Okra
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
7%
Okra
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Okra

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chives Okra
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Okra
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Okra
Okra contains less Sugars (difference - 0.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Okra
Okra is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chives Okra Opinion
Calories 30 33 Okra
Protein 3.27 1.93 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.19 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 23 Chives
Carbs 4.35 7.45 Okra
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.62 Chives
Calcium 92 82 Chives
Potassium 296 299 Okra
Magnesium 42 57 Okra
Sugars 1.85 1.48 Okra
Fiber 2.5 3.2 Okra
Copper 0.157 0.109 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.58 Okra
Starch 0.34 Okra
Phosphorus 58 61 Okra
Sodium 3 7 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 716 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.27 Okra
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.2 Okra
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.06 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 1 Okra
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.245 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.215 Okra
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 31.3 Chives
Folate 105 60 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.026 Okra
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.017 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.027 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.017 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.065 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.069 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.105 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.081 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.021 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.065 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.091 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.031 Chives
Fructose 0.57 Okra

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/nutrients
  2. Okra - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169260/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.